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Hamburg Climate & Temperature

  • Hamburg, Germany is at 5337'N, 100'E, 22 m (72 ft). See map.
  • Hamburg has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Hamburg is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 degrees Celsius (48.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Hamburg Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 3°C (37.4°F) on average falling to -2.3°C (27.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13°C (55.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.3°C (38°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.7°C (72.8°F) and average low temperatures are 12.3°C (54.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.3°C (56°F) during the day and lows of 6°C (42.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 716 mm (28.2 inches) which is equivalent to 716 Litres/m (17.56 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1652 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Hamburg you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Taiaroa Head, New Zealand where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Hamburg Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 3 (37) 8 (46) 13 (55) 18 (64) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 19 (66) 14 (57) 7 (45) 4 (39) 13 (55)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (31) 0 (32) 4 (39) 8 (46) 13 (55) 17 (62) 18 (64) 18 (64) 15 (58) 10 (50) 5 (40) 2 (35) 9 (48)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -3 (27) 0 (32) 3 (37) 7 (45) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (50) 6 (43) 2 (36) -1 (30) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 53 (2) 49 (2) 39 (2) 51 (2) 56 (2) 62 (2) 90 (4) 85 (3) 61 (2) 57 (2) 58 (2) 55 (2) 716 (28)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 18 (58) 16 (57) 13 (42) 14 (47) 14 (45) 14 (47) 17 (55) 16 (52) 15 (50) 17 (55) 18 (60) 18 (58) 190 (52)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 32' 2h 11' 4h 03' 6h 16' 7h 40' 7h 40' 7h 05' 6h 07' 5h 54' 3h 15' 1h 30' 0h 52' 4h 31'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 05' 9h 43' 11h 47' 13h 59' 15h 55' 16h 57' 16h 29' 14h 47' 12h 39' 10h 27' 8h 32' 7h 32' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 20 (80) 23 (77) 35 (65) 46 (54) 49 (51) 46 (54) 44 (56) 42 (58) 48 (52) 32 (68) 18 (82) 12 (88) 38 (62)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 16.5 25.8 36.7 48.3 56.6 59.8 56.8 48.4 37 25.6 16.4 13 36.7

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